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Intention, Action Planning, and Decision Making in Parietal-Frontal Circuits

Andersen, Richard A. and Cui, He (2009) Intention, Action Planning, and Decision Making in Parietal-Frontal Circuits. Neuron, 63 (5). pp. 568-583. ISSN 0896-6273. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2009.08.028.

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The posterior parietal cortex and frontal cortical areas to which it connects are responsible for sensorimotor transformations. This review covers new research on four components of this transformation process: planning, decision making, forward state estimation, and relative-coordinate representations. These sensorimotor functions can be harnessed for neural prosthetic operations by decoding intended goals (planning) and trajectories (forward state estimation) of movements as well as higher cortical functions related to decision making and potentially the coordination of multiple body parts (relative-coordinate representations).

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Additional Information:© 2009 Elsevier. Available online 10 September 2009. We wish to acknowledge Viktor Shcherbatyuk, Tessa Yao, Carol Andersen, Kelsie Pejsa, and Nicole Sammons for technical and editorial assistance and Aaron Batista, Chris Buneo, Bijan Pesaran, and Antonio Rangel for discussions. We wish to thank the National Institutes of Health, the Boswell Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, the Sloan Foundation, the Swartz Foundation, the Moore Foundation, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for support.
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Official Citation:Intention, Action Planning, and Decision Making in Parietal-Frontal Circuits Andersen, Richard A.; Cui, He doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2009.08.028 (volume 63 issue 5 pp.568 - 583)
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